The Scarlet Letter

In chapter 19 Hester bids Pearl to meet Dimmesdale. "Assuming a singular air of authority," toward what does Pearl point?

This is in chapter 19

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Pearl pointed at her mother's chest, as the scarlet letter was missing from its place.

"Pearl stretched out her hand, with the small forefinger extended, and pointing evidently towards her mother's breast."


The Scarlet Letter/ Chapter 19